Gilbert Winegar

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Hometown: Alden, NY
Date Entered Service: May 28, 1943
Service Number: O-804-542
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 44th
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Location of Unit: Chakulia
Missions Flown: 35 combat
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Awards: Air Medal w/4 oak clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign w/4 battle stars, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools: Pre-flight, 7/43; Primary, 9/43; Basic, 11/43
MOS: Pilot
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Devilish Snooks
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Date Transferred from the 58th: July 16, 1945
Date Discharged: December 3, 1945
Post WWII Service: Served in the Air Force Reserve from 1947-1955 with 902nd Fighter Bomber Squadron, Niagara Falls, NY. Killed in a training accident Febuary 26, 1955.
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Worked at New York State Gas and Electric.
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